International Postage Meter Stamp Catalog/Ivory Coast

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Ivory CoastEdit

  • A former French colony, the Ivory Coast gained formal independence in 1960.
  • All meters are inscribed “COTE D’IVOIRE”.
  • The first meters so inscribed appeared in 1958. For issues before this date, see FRENCH WEST AFRICA.
  • The stamps are grouped according to country inscription:
A - “COTE D’IVOIRE” alone
B - “REPUBLIQUE COTE D’IVOIRE” or “REPUBLIQUE DE CODE D’IVOIRE”



GROUP A: Frank inscribed “COTE D’IVOIRE” at topEdit



A1. Satas “D” (MV), 1958. [$20]

Upright frank with single line, simulated-perforation border broken at center of sides.
M# with “SD” prefix.
TM: SL
V/F: ★000F






A2. Havas “M” (MV), 1962. [$10]

Wide frank with double outer frame line.
A. M# with “M” prefix
B. M# with “MG” prefix
TM: SL
V/F: ★000F






A3. Satas “R” (MV), 1961.

Frank as Type A1, but M# with “SR” prefix.
With or without “^” over “O” in “COTE”.
A. “COTE D’IVOIRE” 2mm tall
B. “COTE D’IVOIRE” 3mm tall
TM: SC
V/F: ★000










A4. Camp (MV), 1965.

Post Office stamp.
Similar to Type A3 but with narrower spacing usually with the hour figure between the town mark and frank.
A. M# Roman numeral [$10]
B. M# Western number
C. Without M# [$10]
TM: SC
V/F: ★000
a. Without hour figure
b. Small hour figure at right of date inside the town mark











A5. Satas “J” (MV).

Frank as Type A3.
Date figures tall.
M# with “SJ” prefix.
TM: SC
V/F: ★00 0000




A6. Pitney Bowes-GB “5000” (MV), 1980 or earlier. [$20]

Probably a Post Office stamp.
Frank is wider than tall with simulated-perforation outer border and straight line inner border.
Date figures are raised in relation to value figures.
“POSTES” above value figures.
M# “DGP/01” low between TM and frank.
TM: DC
V/F: ≋000






A7. Pitney Bowes-GB “6300” (MV), 1980 or earlier.

As type A6 but “POSTES” and M# below value figures.
Date and value figures on same level.
A. M# with “DGP/” prefix (DGP/01 seen), probably a Post Office stamp [$10]
B. M# with “P.B.” prefix
TM: DC
V/F: ≋000









A8. Neopost “Electronic” (MV), 1992 or earlier.

“POSTES” small.
A. M# with “SG” prefix
B. M# with "DD" prefix
TM: SC, DC
V/F: ≋000 ≋0,00









A9. Satas “L” (MV). [$35]

As Type A3, but M# with “SL” prefix.
Date figures quite short.
M# “SL 101” seen.
TM: SC
V/F: ★000





A10. Secap (MV).

Frank without breaks at sides.
"POSTES" horizontal, not curved.
M# with "NL" prefix.
TM: SC
V/F: 0000











GROUP B: Frank inscribed “REPUBLIQUE COTE D’IVOIRE” or “REPUBLIQUE DE COTE D’IVOIRE” at topEdit




B1. Havas “M” (MV). [$10]

As Type A2 but inscribed “REPUBLIQUE/ COTE D’IVOIRE”.
A. M# with “M” prefix
B. M# with “MG” prefix
TM: SL
V/F: ★000












B2. Camp “PR” (MV), 1960.

Post Office stamp.
As Type A4 but inscribed “REPUBLIQUE DE/ COTE D’IVOIRE.
M# with “PR” prefix.
A. Hour figure at right inside the town mark [$25]
B. Hour figure between town mark and frank [$30]
TM: SC
V/F: ★000





B3. Havas “P” (MV), 1965.

Inscribed “REPUBLIQUE/ COTE D’IVOIRE”.
M# with “P” prefix.
A. “POSTES” straight
B. “POSTES” slightly curved
TM: SC
V/F: 000 ★000







B4. Secap “NA” (MV), 1966. [$35]

Inscribed “REPUBLIQUE DE/ COTE D’IVOIRE”.
“POSTES” slightly curved.
M# with “NA” prefix.
TM: SC
V/F: 0000




B5. Secap “NE” (MV), 1997.

Inscribed “REPUBLIQUE/ COTE D’IVOIRE”.
“POSTES” slightly curved.
M# with “NE” prefix.
TM: SC
V/F: 0000





B6. Secap ? (MV).

Very similar to Type B5 but the date figures are more widely spaced.
One seen with coplex meter number prefix "G.SC.C1 004".
TM: SC
V/F: 0000





B7. Secap (MV).

“REPUBLIQUE DE/ COTE D’IVOIRE” at top.
Straight line town mark and date below frank.
M# with “N” prefix.
TM: SL
V/F: 0000








B8. Francotyp-Postalia "T1000"? (MV).

Frameless frank with “REPUBLIQUE/ COTE D’IVOIRE” at top.
M# without prefix at bottom.
TM: SL
V/F: 0000